KY Senate Bill 179

Law

State: Kentucky
Signed: April 21, 2006

Effective: July 11, 2006
Chapter: 186

Summary

Requires the Notary to submit a notarized statement from the Notary's surety as proof of bonding to the county clerk rather than through the personal appearance of the surety.

Affects

Amends Kentucky Revised Statutes 423.010

Changes
  1. Requires the Notary to submit proof of bonding to the county clerk in the form of a notarized statement from the surety rather than through the personal appearance of the surety.
Analysis

Initially, Senate Bill 179 aimed to overhaul Kentucky's Notary laws by enacting major portions of the Model Notary Act, including Article III provisions on electronic notarization. A subsequent amendment gutted these provisions from the bill.

In Kentucky, the amount of the required Notary bond varies by county.

Read the bill text.

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